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How far is Lyon from Marseille?

Distance between Marseille (Marseille Provence Airport) and Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) is 158 miles / 255 kilometers / 138 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) is 191 miles / 307 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 14 minutes.

Marseille Provence Airport – Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport

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Distance from Marseille to Lyon

There are several ways to calculate distance from Marseille to Lyon. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 158.293 miles
  • 254.748 kilometers
  • 137.553 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 158.394 miles
  • 254.911 kilometers
  • 137.641 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

How long does it take to fly from Marseille to Lyon?

Estimated flight time from Marseille Provence Airport to Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport is 47 minutes.

What is the time difference between Marseille and Lyon?

There is no time difference between Marseille and Lyon.

Flight carbon footprint between Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) and Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS)

On average flying from Marseille to Lyon generates about 48 kg of CO2 per passenger, 48 kilograms is equal to 106 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Marseille to Lyon

Shortest flight path between Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) and Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS).

Airport information

Origin Marseille Provence Airport
City: Marseille
Country: France Flag of France
IATA Code: MRS
ICAO Code: LFML
Coordinates: 43°26′8″N, 5°12′48″E
Destination Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
City: Lyon
Country: France Flag of France
IATA Code: LYS
ICAO Code: LFLL
Coordinates: 45°43′35″N, 5°5′26″E

Airlines flying from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS)

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